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Post Tue Jun 24, 2008 11:41 pm

i dont know much about ddrum but one of my mates has one and he loves it.
is this kit worth the money?
And also im from Australia so the price is in AU not US.

http://cgi.ebay.com.au/NEW-DDRUM-DIATRIBE-5PCE-DORIAN-SC-KIT-NOT-1999-NOW-1199_W0QQitemZ170224627262QQihZ007QQcategoryZ38092QQrdZ1QQssPageNameZWD1VQQcmdZViewItem
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Post Wed Jun 25, 2008 1:04 am

looks good, be careful about the bearing edges
some guys have had trouble with ddrum and bad bearing edges
it's something that can be fixed but it just sucks
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Post Wed Jun 25, 2008 12:31 pm

thats a higher end DDrum the crappy DDrums have Horrid edges. I don't know the exchange rate but in Us Dollars they are about that.
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Post Wed Jun 25, 2008 12:39 pm

heh, that was gonna be my question: what's the exchange rate?
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Post Wed Jun 25, 2008 9:22 pm

Mmmmmm I dunno. I have the Diablos as a practice kit. The bearing edges are atrocious! Mine are the basswood. I'd be a bit skeptical how much is birch. Maybe its just the outer ply? I had low expectations for the kit as I only paid $500 with hardware and it serves its purpose. If your kit is like mine I would not recommend it as a gigging kit...the hardware is cheap and they are a bitch to tune up (bearing edges) and I run G2/Remo ebonies on it. The price seems kinda steep, but as others said, look at the exchange rate. Good luck though.
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Post Thu Jun 26, 2008 12:19 am

the Australian dollar is getting close to the U.S i think it's around 90cents now. something like that...
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